Applying Font, Color, and Borders to Cells

Basic formatting in Excel XP can customize the look and feel of your Excel XP spreadsheet. Learn about formatting cells in Excel XP here.

Changing font type, size, and color

To apply color to information in cells:

  • Select a cell or range of cells.
  • Click the down arrow to the right of the font color list box.

    Color Button on the Toolbar
  • A drop-down list of available colors appears.

    Color Dialog Box
  • Click the color of your choice.
  • The selection list closes, and the new font color is applied to the selected cells.